An Iridoctomy is a operation on an eye
in which an incision (cut) is made into the iris
of the eye using either a surgical knife, or a YAG (yttrium-aluminium-garnet)
An Iridoctomy may be performed for a variety of reasons/conditions.
This section includes short definitions of clinical and surgical procedures
concerning the eyes and human visual system. For definitions of other
terms in this category, choose from the list to the left.
Other related pages include the diagram
of the eye, and definitions
of parts of the eye, a description
of the human retina, and the section about disorders
of the eye and visual system.